Special Education Teacher



Co. Roscommon, Ireland · Escondido, CA, USA · Escondido, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Job Details

Escondido (163) - Escondido, CA , CA
Regular Full-Time



Full Time, Monday-Friday, 9am - 3pm

The Special Education teacher candidate will hold a mild/moderate valid CA credential.


Clear Credential: $79,500.00 - $100,700.00 / year with sign on bonus of $14,000
Preliminary Credential: $68,900 / year with sign on bonus of $14,000
Intern Credential: $66,144 / year with sign on bonus of $2,500
Extras: $2,400 / year IEP Stipend

Help Us Change Lives

We live by the motto that “There is a Student in Front of Everything We Do” and we are very passionate about it. Do you have a passion to work with students? If so, then this is an exciting opportunity for you! You’ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of students supporting their growth and development. Remember that teacher who made a difference in your life? Now it’s your turn.Learn more about us at https://learn4life.org/

How You Will Make an Impact:

Teach in a personalized instructional environment, work with students and/or parents to determine and evaluate the students academic plan, manage and provide services according to the students Individual Education Plan (IEP).

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: This list is illustrative only and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of tasks performed by this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Plan, organize and implement daily lessons in accordance with the approved curriculum
  • Conduct pre and post-testing using standardized tests for each student
  • As a part of a team, write and implement goals as outlined in each student's IEP
  • Responsible to manage a students behavior
  • Demonstrate competency in all subject areas
  • Participate in the identification of students with possible disabilities post intervention phase
  • Provide direct student instruction
  • Provide academic assessments
  • Schedule and chair IEP meetings including 30 day review IEP meetings for all students
  • Meet special education timeline requirements as specified by education code
  • Collaborate with general education teachers
  • Work with Special Education Program Specialists and school support staff to support student instruction
  • Participate in authorized school district trainings, school events, and meetings
  • Maintain documentation of communications with students, families, and other services providers.
  • Maintain documentation of daily activities.
  • Complete reports and forms as required
  • Travel to other school sites to render Special Education teaching services
  • Administrative duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or changed from time to time



  • Knowledge of Special Education Program guidelines
  • Excellent reading and writing Skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to meet required Program deadlines
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population
  • Ability to work in a team environment


  • Valid California Education Specialist Instruction Credential (Mild-Moderate) or (Moderate-Severe)
  • English Language and Autism Authorizations
  • Prior experience working with exceptional learners strongly recommended
  • Eligibility to obtain a teaching permit or teaching internship
  • Successful passing of the California Basic Skills Exam
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, in addition to a variety of educational software programs
  • General Office skills


  • Mental Demands: high workflow management, high project coordination.
  • Finger Dexterity: using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together.
  • Talking: especially where one must convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Average Hearing: able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
  • Average Visual Abilities: ordinary acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or operate machinery.
  • Physical Strength: sedentary work. Sitting most of the time, and occasionally exerts up to 10 lbs. of force (almost all office jobs).
  • Frequent multi-tasking, changing of task priorities, repetitious exacting work required.
  • Working in a noisy, distracting environment with frequent deadline pressures.